Tag Archives: London

More thundery downpours for some

Last night torrential, thundery downpours affected parts of southern and southeast England causing localised flooding and disruption to transport. The table below shows the rainfall totals recorded: UK rainfall totals 22 June 7pm – 23 June 9am Site Area Rainfall … Continue reading

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Air Quality Forecast

Localised areas of Greater London are currently recording Moderate to High levels of air pollution. More widely across Eastern parts of the UK, Moderate levels of pollution are also being recorded. Due to the current weather conditions these levels are … Continue reading

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Thunderstorms bring intense rainfall to parts of England

This morning has seen some intense downpours across parts of south east England. They developed across parts of East Anglia in the early hours of the morning, with further areas of heavy showers across Sussex, Surrey, Kent and the south … Continue reading

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Wind and rainfall data 27 December 2013

As forecast, a deep area of low pressure developed over the Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of Friday morning bringing with it a further spell of wet and very windy weather across the UK as it tracked northeastwards, crossing … Continue reading

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Wind and rainfall data 23 to 24 December 2013 – Updated 1130

As forecast it was a stormy night across the southern half of the UK. Below you can see the highest gusts of wind and rainfal totals recorded at Met Office observing sites from 6pm 23 December and 7am 24 December. … Continue reading

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NASA International Space Apps Challenge London

The Met Office hosted the NASA led International Space Apps Challenge at the Google Campus in London on the weekend of the 20 – 21 April. Chris Gerty, from the Open Innovation Programme at NASA was at the London event … Continue reading

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Met Office shortlisted in Appster awards

The Met Office iPhone and Android app have been shortlisted for the Best Consumer App in the Appster awards, to be presented on Oct 2nd in London. This continues a successful year for both the iPhone and Android apps having been shortlisted … Continue reading

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Olympic and Paralympic forecasts recognised as first class

As the London 2012 Paralympic Games draw to a close this weekend, Met Office forecasters will be returning home knowing that the forecasts provided were first class after garnering widespread praise from event organisers and competitors. Rod Carr, London 2012 … Continue reading

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Heavy rain in the west but very warm in the south east

The UK’s weather will see marked contrasts over the next few days – with heavy rain in the west today and very warm weather in the south east. Forecasters at the Met Office have issued severe weather warnings for the … Continue reading

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Weather at the 1948 London Olympic Games

2012 is the third time that the capital of the UK is hosting the Olympic Games.  In this short feature Dan Suri, Deputy Chief Forecaster at the Met Office reflects on the weather in 1948 and the similarities with 2012. … Continue reading

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